Moon Balls added
4-13-99 Original Author Unknown
C. Peanut butter, 1 1/3 C. Honey, 2 C. Raisins, 2 C. Dry milk, 3 1/2 C.
Graham cracker crumbs (keep 1/2 c. separate)
1. Mix dry milk, raisins, and 3 c. graham cracker crumbs
2. Add honey and peanut butter, mix will (hands do best)
3. Roll into small balls
4. Place remaining 1/2 c. of graham cracker crumbs in a large baggie
5. Place several balls at a time into the baggie and shake, then place on
a cookie sheet.
6. Chill then eat
Original Author Unknown
Explain to the children that stars are burning hot. Scientists can tell
how hot a star is by its color. The coolest starts are red. Orange,
yellow and greenish stars are hotter. White stars are even hotter,
and blue stars are the hottest. Cut toasted bread into star-shapes with
cookie cutters. Have the children spread jam on their stars. They
can choose strawberry jam for a cool star, orange marmalade for an average
start, or grape jelly for the hottest star.
Need: Paper plate, black piece of construction
paper in the shape of a circle, fruit loops marshmallow, Ritz cracker, glue,
and a plastic spoon.
Children will glue the black circle to the plate first. Then they
place the cracker in the middle (Sun); the fruit loops randomly placed
around the cracker (planets); the marshmallows placed randomly on the plate
(moons and stars). Then they take the rocket ship (spoon) and eat the solar